I think I have to state right off that I’m not being compensated for this event in any way AND HOLY HELL do I wish I were! Also, that my husband isn’t eligible to enter even though he totally wants to.
Hope you’re sitting down.
In order to highlight the release of Cathy Maxwell’s new book, The Marriage Ring and the role jewelry plays in the novel, Avon books is giving away a $1500.00 gift certificate to Fragments, an online jewelry store.
Yeah, you read that right. $1500.00 US.
In The Marriage Ring, the heroine has an emotional attachment to a ring during the course of the story, and Maxwell highlights the significance of her own pieces of jewelry in this video about the book:
The poignant part is at the beginning, and then at 2:25. Have a tissue handy.
I love how she talks about the significance of jewelry for men, too.
The contest will run from today, 22 February, through Friday 26 February. That’s long for a typical contest here, but it’s a big prize, too.
The winner will be announced Monday 1 March at 11:00 am EST right here.
Contest is open to entries from the US and Canada only (I’m sorry).
The prize of a $1500 gift certificate to Fragments jewelry is bring provided by Avon books.
I am not being compensated to run this promotion, much as I wish I were decked out in sparkly things. Additional disclaimers: Lather, rinse, repeat. Accept no substitutes. Call toll free before digging. Variations in shading within garment may occur. Not the actual Beatles. This presentation has been modified from the original version to fit your screen.
Keep cool; process promptly.
Enough boring details – let’s have fun!
So, how do you enter this big honking giveaway? Leave a comment and tell us about the piece of jewelry that is the most significant to you. Where did it come from, why is it meaningful, and why is it worth more to you than its relative cost? Even though I’m not eligible: my wedding ring is probably my most significant piece of jewelry. It’s a plain gold band, very beat up and notched after 10 years of wearing, but inside Hubby’s are the words “i carry your heart,” and inside mine it says, “i carry it in my heart.” We read that poem as part of our vows when we were married, and I carry the words on my finger that folks used to believe led right to the heart.
What about you? Share, and you’re entered to win.